Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
A witty saying proves nothing.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
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're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
My weapon is literature