A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
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.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
When you know better you do better.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.