Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
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.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Industrialize or perish.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.