The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
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.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.