The highest result of education is tolerance.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
When you know better you do better.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.