Necessity is the mother of invention.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
I cannot live without books.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
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.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
A thought is an idea in transit.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.