The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Dare to think for yourself.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
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 fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
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.