Courage, conviction and confidence.
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.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
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.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
It took us three years to build the NeXT computer. If we'd given customers what they said they wanted, we'd have built a computer they'd have been happy with a year after we spoke to them - not something they'd want now.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.