What is now proved was once only imagined.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Learning never exhausts the mind.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
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 whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.