Learning never exhausts the mind.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.