The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
I cannot live without books.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
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.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
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.
A witty saying proves nothing.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.