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 fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
I cannot live without books.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.