I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
When you know better you do better.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
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.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Industrialize or perish.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
I cannot live without books.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.