It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
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.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
The knowledge of all things is possible
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.