The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Investigate, educate and organize.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Dare to think for yourself.
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.
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.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world