As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
A witty saying proves nothing.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
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.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Industrialize or perish.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.