Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Dare to think for yourself.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
It took us three years to build the NeXT computer. If we'd given customers what they said they wanted, we'd have built a computer they'd have been happy with a year after we spoke to them - not something they'd want now.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.