Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.