You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.