Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
My weapon is literature
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Industrialize or perish.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Know what you are talking about.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.