The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
A witty saying proves nothing.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
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
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
When you know better you do better.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.