You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
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.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.