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.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
Know what you are talking about.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
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.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
When you know better you do better.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.