The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
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 first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
When you know better you do better.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.