Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
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.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
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.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.