Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
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.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
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
Industrialize or perish.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
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.
Know what you are talking about.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.