There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
The knowledge of all things is possible
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.