I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
My weapon is literature
A witty saying proves nothing.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.