Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.