In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
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.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
My weapon is literature
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.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Necessity is the mother of invention.