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.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
A child miseducated is a child lost.
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.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
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.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
A witty saying proves nothing.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
The knowledge of all things is possible
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.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
My weapon is literature