All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.