Allan Bloom, born Allan David Bloom, was an American philosopher, classicist and academician. Acknowledged for one of his best-selling books ‘The Closing of the American Mind’, Bloom was a critique of American university education and also scrutinized the growing influence of Nietzsche and other European philosophers on the prevalent academic discourse in America. His works were mainly themed on liberal education. Starting his career as a teacher in Yale, Cornell and at the University of Toronto, he also served as a member of the ‘Telluride Association’ which focused on intellectual development and self-governance during his time in Cornell. His first finished work was entitled as ‘Shakespeare’s Politics’ which includes three essays on Shakespeare’s essays. His most widely recognized work was the translation of ‘The Republic of Plato’. Giants and Dwarfs’, ‘Jean-Jacques Rousseau’ and ‘Confronting the Constitution’ are some of his other works.‘The Closing of the American Mind’, this book was critically acclaimed by people all over the world. In this book, Bloom has argued that higher education has failed democracy. Bloom worked for the fundamental rights of students throughout his life. ‘Love and Friendship’ was the last book written by this American philosopher. The thoughts, work and life of this philosopher will enlighten you on the importance of getting the right education. We have assembled few of Allan Bloom’s quotes and sayings which are sure to inspire you. Here is a collection of quotes and sayings by Allan Bloom on belief, philosophy, books, writing, deception, vision, reading, limits, community, truth, tolerance and education.