Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Industrialize or perish.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.