Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Dare to think for yourself.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
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.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
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.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.