Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
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.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
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.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
When you know better you do better.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.