Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
I cannot live without books.
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
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Learning never exhausts the mind.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
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.
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 do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.