All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
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.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Know what you are talking about.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
I cannot live without books.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
A child miseducated is a child lost.