Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
I cannot live without books.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
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.