I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.