Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Investigate, educate and organize.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.