As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
When you know better you do better.
Investigate, educate and organize.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
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.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
A witty saying proves nothing.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.