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.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Investigate, educate and organize.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
When you know better you do better.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.