The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
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.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.