A witty saying proves nothing.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
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.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
When you know better you do better.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
The knowledge of all things is possible
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
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.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.