The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
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.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.