Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Dare to think for yourself.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
When you know better you do better.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
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.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.