The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.