Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
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.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
A thought is an idea in transit.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.