My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Dare to think for yourself.
When you know better you do better.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Know what you are talking about.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
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.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.