Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
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.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.