Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
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.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
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.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Investigate, educate and organize.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.