The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Dare to think for yourself.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Investigate, educate and organize.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.