Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
When you know better you do better.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
My weapon is literature
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.