Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
When you know better you do better.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.