It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
A thought is an idea in transit.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.