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.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
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.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Dare to think for yourself.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.