Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
My weapon is literature
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.