As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
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.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
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.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.