Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
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.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
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 secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Dare to think for yourself.