If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
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.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.