Courage, conviction and confidence.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
The knowledge of all things is possible
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.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.