All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
I cannot live without books.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Know what you are talking about.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
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.
Industrialize or perish.