A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
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.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
A child miseducated is a child lost.