Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion