Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
My weapon is literature
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.