The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Industrialize or perish.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Dare to think for yourself.