Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
A thought is an idea in transit.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
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.
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.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.