We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
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.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.