That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Know what you are talking about.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
The knowledge of all things is possible