If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Industrialize or perish.
I cannot live without books.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
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.
Know what you are talking about.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.