As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
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.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Dare to think for yourself.