Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
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.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.