Dare to think for yourself.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
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.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.