I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.