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.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
My weapon is literature
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
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 man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.