It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
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.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
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.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.