The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
When you know better you do better.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
What is now proved was once only imagined.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.