Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
My weapon is literature
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.