Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life