I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
My weapon is literature
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
I cannot live without books.
A witty saying proves nothing.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.