The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
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.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.