The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Investigate, educate and organize.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.