You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
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.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.