Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.