Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.