If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
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.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
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.
When you know better you do better.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
A witty saying proves nothing.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
My weapon is literature