Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
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.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
My weapon is literature
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.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
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.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think