Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
My weapon is literature
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
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.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.