I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
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.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Know what you are talking about.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.