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.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Dare to think for yourself.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
The knowledge of all things is possible
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.