Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
I cannot live without books.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.