The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Investigate, educate and organize.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
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.
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.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.