Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
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.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.