Learning never exhausts the mind.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
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.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.