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
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
A witty saying proves nothing.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
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.