That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.