Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
What is now proved was once only imagined.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
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.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
My weapon is literature
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.