The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Industrialize or perish.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.