The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
My weapon is literature
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
I cannot live without books.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.