As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
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.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
The knowledge of all things is possible
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
When you know better you do better.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.