Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
I cannot live without books.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.