Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
I cannot live without books.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.