Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
When you know better you do better.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
My weapon is literature
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
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.
Investigate, educate and organize.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
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.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
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.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Industrialize or perish.