Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
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.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
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.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Know what you are talking about.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
The highest result of education is tolerance.