Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
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.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.