God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
My weapon is literature
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.