Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
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.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Industrialize or perish.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
A witty saying proves nothing.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
A child miseducated is a child lost.