A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
A witty saying proves nothing.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.