The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
A thought is an idea in transit.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Industrialize or perish.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
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.