Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Investigate, educate and organize.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
A witty saying proves nothing.
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.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.