I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
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.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Know what you are talking about.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.