All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Investigate, educate and organize.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
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.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
My weapon is literature
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.