The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
My weapon is literature
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
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.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
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.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.