Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
The knowledge of all things is possible
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Dare to think for yourself.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.