If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
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.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.