The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Know what you are talking about.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Dare to think for yourself.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.