No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.