Courage, conviction and confidence.
My weapon is literature
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
When you know better you do better.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Learning never exhausts the mind.