I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
A thought is an idea in transit.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
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.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
The knowledge of all things is possible