Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Know what you are talking about.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Industrialize or perish.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.