The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
A witty saying proves nothing.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.