The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.