Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
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.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
A witty saying proves nothing.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.