All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
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.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
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.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
The knowledge of all things is possible
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Know what you are talking about.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.