Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Dare to think for yourself.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
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 a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion