It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
The knowledge of all things is possible
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.