An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
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 only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
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 cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
A witty saying proves nothing.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
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.