Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
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 more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Know what you are talking about.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
My weapon is literature
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.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.