The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
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.
A witty saying proves nothing.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
When you know better you do better.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.