Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
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.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.