To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.