I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
I cannot live without books.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
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.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Know what you are talking about.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.