When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
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
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
I cannot live without books.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Dare to think for yourself.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Industrialize or perish.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
The knowledge of all things is possible
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.