I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.