A thought is an idea in transit.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Dare to think for yourself.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
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.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
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.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.