Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Investigate, educate and organize.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.