Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
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.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.