My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
A witty saying proves nothing.
A thought is an idea in transit.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Investigate, educate and organize.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
When you know better you do better.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.