Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
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.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.