The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
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.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
My weapon is literature
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.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
A child miseducated is a child lost.