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.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
My weapon is literature
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Industrialize or perish.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
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.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life