All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
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.
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.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
The knowledge of all things is possible
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.