Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
A thought is an idea in transit.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.