Wisdom and Ignorance
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If I don't know I don't know, I think I know. If I don't know I know, I think I don't know.
Whenever anyone says anything he is indulging in theories.
To "be" means to be related.
An expert is someone who is one page ahead of you in the manual.
Words ought to be a little wild for they are the assaults of thought on the unthinking.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education.
Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is that little voice at the end of the day that says: "I'll try again tomorrow."
Experience is not what happens to you. It's what you do with what happens to you.
Ignorance is the soil in which belief in miracles grows.
A great teacher never strives to explain his vision. He simply invites you to stand beside him and see for yourself.
Lately I've found that if it weren't for stereotypes, conversation would be much more difficult for the closed-minded.
Education is the period during which you are being instructed by somebody you do not know, about something you do not want to know.
A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.