The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
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.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.