I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Dare to think for yourself.
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.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
The knowledge of all things is possible
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.