Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
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.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Dare to think for yourself.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Industrialize or perish.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
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.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
I cannot live without books.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.