I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
My weapon is literature
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.