Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
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.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Know what you are talking about.
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.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.