Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
The knowledge of all things is possible
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Industrialize or perish.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.