Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.