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.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.