Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
My weapon is literature
Investigate, educate and organize.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.