Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
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.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.