With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
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.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.