A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
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.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Investigate, educate and organize.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.