Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
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 like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
A witty saying proves nothing.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.