To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.