We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
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.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.