Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Know what you are talking about.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.