You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
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.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
My weapon is literature
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Industrialize or perish.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.