Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
I cannot live without books.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Know what you are talking about.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
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.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
A child miseducated is a child lost.