To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Know what you are talking about.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
The knowledge of all things is possible
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
The highest result of education is tolerance.