Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
A witty saying proves nothing.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.