Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Know what you are talking about.