A witty saying proves nothing.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
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.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Know what you are talking about.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.