The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
I cannot live without books.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
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.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think