I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
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.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
My weapon is literature
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.