Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Investigate, educate and organize.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
When you know better you do better.