God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
A witty saying proves nothing.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.