Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
I cannot live without books.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
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 progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.