Courage, conviction and confidence.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Industrialize or perish.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
My weapon is literature
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.