Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.