If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
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.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.