What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
My weapon is literature
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
I cannot live without books.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.