God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.