The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
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 real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.