I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
My weapon is literature
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.