“A mind is like a parachute – it doesn’t work unless it’s open.”

Frank ZappaFrank Zappa

“Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don’t.”

Bill NyeBill Nye

“This was one of the first ways I perceived power in another person…showing what you know, giving it to another person, realizing that as you spread it, you get to keep it but watch it grow, and by watching others have it, you learn new things about the original thing.”

Jenny SlateJenny Slate

“A book must be the axe for the frozen sea beneath us.”

Franz KafkaFranz Kafka

“To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.”

Theodore RooseveltTheodore Roosevelt

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in seeing with new eyes.”

Marcel ProustMarcel Proust

“To know and not to do is really not to know.”

Buddhist ProverbBuddhist Proverb

“Everyone gets the experience, some get the lesson.”

T.S. EliotT.S. Eliot

“[How to think] doesn’t simply mean how to solve an equation or construct a study to analyze a text — or even acquiring the ability to work across the disciplines. It means developing the habit of healthy skepticism and the capacity to put it into practice. It means not learning to take things for granted so you can reach your own conclusions. Before you can learn, you have to unlearn.”

William DeresiewiczWilliam Deresiewicz