Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
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.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
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.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.