Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
A thought is an idea in transit.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.