Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
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.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
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.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
A witty saying proves nothing.