The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
My weapon is literature
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.