Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
A witty saying proves nothing.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
When you know better you do better.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.