The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
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.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
Know what you are talking about.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Dare to think for yourself.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
When you know better you do better.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.