Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
I cannot live without books.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
My weapon is literature
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
The knowledge of all things is possible
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.