I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
When you know better you do better.
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.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
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.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.