Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.