Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
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.
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.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Know what you are talking about.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
My weapon is literature
The knowledge of all things is possible
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.