A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
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.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
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 what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Investigate, educate and organize.
My weapon is literature
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.