The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Investigate, educate and organize.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
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.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
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.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.