The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Dare to think for yourself.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.