If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
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.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
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.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.