The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
It took us three years to build the NeXT computer. If we'd given customers what they said they wanted, we'd have built a computer they'd have been happy with a year after we spoke to them - not something they'd want now.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.