It is better to know how to learn than to know.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Dare to think for yourself.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.