Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Know what you are talking about.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Investigate, educate and organize.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Industrialize or perish.