Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
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.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
A thought is an idea in transit.