If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
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.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
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.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
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.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.