Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
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.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Know what you are talking about.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
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.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.