God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Know what you are talking about.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.