We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Industrialize or perish.