It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the 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.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.