All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
The knowledge of all things is possible
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.