I am a part of everything that I have read.
My weapon is literature
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.