Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Industrialize or perish.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
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.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.