A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
My weapon is literature
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.