They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
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.
Industrialize or perish.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think