It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
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.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.