Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
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.
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.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
When you know better you do better.