My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Dare to think for yourself.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
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.
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.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.