God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
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.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
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.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.