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.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
I cannot live without books.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.