It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.