I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Courage, conviction and confidence.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.