The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
The knowledge of all things is possible
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
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.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
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.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.