I cannot live without books.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
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.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
Industrialize or perish.