I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
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.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
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.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
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.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.