Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Necessity is the mother of invention.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
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.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.