The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
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.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
It took us three years to build the NeXT computer. If we'd given customers what they said they wanted, we'd have built a computer they'd have been happy with a year after we spoke to them - not something they'd want now.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.