With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
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.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
I cannot live without books.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.