I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.