I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
A witty saying proves nothing.
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.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.