I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
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.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.