Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
The knowledge of all things is possible
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
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.