Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
Industrialize or perish.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
When you know better you do better.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.