If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Know what you are talking about.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
A child miseducated is a child lost.