I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.