The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
My weapon is literature
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
When you know better you do better.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.