Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
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.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.