The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
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.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Dare to think for yourself.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.