A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
I cannot live without books.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
A witty saying proves nothing.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
When you know better you do better.