As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
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.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.