The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
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.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
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.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Know what you are talking about.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
A thought is an idea in transit.