The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
I cannot live without books.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.