Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
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.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.