I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.