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.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Know what you are talking about.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
When you know better you do better.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
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.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.