No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.