If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
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.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
When you know better you do better.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.