Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
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.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.