Dare to think for yourself.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
I cannot live without books.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
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.