A thought is an idea in transit.
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
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.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
When you know better you do better.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Know what you are talking about.
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 schools ain't what they used to be and never was.