Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
Know what you are talking about.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
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.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
My weapon is literature
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.