All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Industrialize or perish.
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.
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.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life