What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
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.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
I cannot live without books.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
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 had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.