Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Industrialize or perish.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.