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.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
The knowledge of all things is possible
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.