The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
A child miseducated is a child lost.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
I cannot live without books.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.