Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
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.
My weapon is literature
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
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.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.