Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
My weapon is literature
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
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.
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.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.