The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.