If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Learning never exhausts the mind.