Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
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.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.