If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
When you know better you do better.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
A thought is an idea in transit.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
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.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.