Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
My weapon is literature
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
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.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
A witty saying proves nothing.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.