I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
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
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.