Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
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.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
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.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
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.