Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
The knowledge of all things is possible
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
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.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.