I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
The knowledge of all things is possible
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
A child miseducated is a child lost.