I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.