As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Dare to think for yourself.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
A thought is an idea in transit.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.