No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
When you know better you do better.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Dare to think for yourself.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.