Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Investigate, educate and organize.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
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.
A thought is an idea in transit.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.