A child miseducated is a child lost.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
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.
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.
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 a system of imposed ignorance.
When you know better you do better.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
The knowledge of all things is possible
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.