It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.