It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
A thought is an idea in transit.