The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.