The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
I am a part of everything that I have read.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Dare to think for yourself.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.