In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.