Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
A witty saying proves nothing.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
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.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
My weapon is literature
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.