The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
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.
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.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Industrialize or perish.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
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.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
I cannot live without books.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.