Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.