Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Know what you are talking about.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
A witty saying proves nothing.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.