A thought is an idea in transit.
Investigate, educate and organize.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Industrialize or perish.
My weapon is literature
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
The highest result of education is tolerance.