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're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
I cannot live without books.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.