Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Dare to think for yourself.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
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.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.