A child miseducated is a child lost.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
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.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Industrialize or perish.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
I cannot live without books.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.