There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
A witty saying proves nothing.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
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.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.