Learning never exhausts the mind.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
My weapon is literature
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
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 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.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
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.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.