It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
A thought is an idea in transit.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
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.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
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
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.