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
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.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
The knowledge of all things is possible
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Know what you are talking about.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
A witty saying proves nothing.
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.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.