“In my whole life, I have known no wise people who didn't read all the time -- none, zero. You'd be amazed at how much Warren reads--and at how much I read. My children laugh at me. They think I'm a book with a couple of legs sticking out.”
"I Met The Towering Intellectuals In Books, Not In The Classroom, Which Is Natural. I Can't Remember When I First Read Ben Franklin. I Had Thomas Jefferson Over My Bed At Seven Or Eight. My Family Was Into All That Stuff, Getting Ahead Through Discipline, Knowledge, And Self-Control..."
Think, Think And Read
"You Want To Avoid dumb things And We Recognized Early On That Very Smart People Do Very Dumb Things, Then We Wanted To Know Why And Who, So We Could Avoid Them..."
Read And Think More
"This habit Of Committing Far More Time To Learning And Thinking Than To Doing Is No Accident. Develop Into A Lifelong Self-Learner Through Voracious Reading; Cultivate Curiosity And Strive To Become A Little Wiser Every Day, By Thinking. You Strive Heartly To Go To Bed Smarter Than When You Woke Up So You Will Jump Out Of Bed In The Morning And You Will Be Having Fun Playing The Game Over Again..."