If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
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.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Learning never exhausts the mind.