God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
My weapon is literature
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
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
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.