I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
The knowledge of all things is possible
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
A witty saying proves nothing.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Dare to think for yourself.