Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
I cannot live without books.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.