Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Know what you are talking about.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
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.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
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.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
I cannot live without books.
The knowledge of all things is possible
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.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.