The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
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.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
My weapon is literature
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
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.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.