It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
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 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.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.