A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
The knowledge of all things is possible
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
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.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Know what you are talking about.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.