I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
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.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.