I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Dare to think for yourself.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
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.
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.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.