Science can be introduced to children well or poorly. If poorly, children can be turned away from science; they can develop a lifelong antipathy; they will be in a far worse condition than if they had never been introduced to science at all.
I believe that justice is instinct and innate, the moral sense is as much a part of our constitution as the threat of feeling, seeing and hearing.
If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.
What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear; that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it.
It is a mistake to suppose that men succeed through success; they much oftener succeed through failures. Precept, study, advice, and example could never have taught them so well as failure has done.
Intuition comes very close to clairvoyance; it appears to be the extrasensory perception of reality.
There would not be so many open mouths if there were not so many open ears.
Truth is the summit of being; justice is the application of it to affairs.
The best lightning rod for your protection is your own spine.
I recommend you to take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves.