Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
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.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Industrialize or perish.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life