If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
I cannot live without books.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.