Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.