Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Dare to think for yourself.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
A witty saying proves nothing.