I cannot live without books.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Industrialize or perish.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.