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.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.