The highest result of education is tolerance.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
A witty saying proves nothing.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
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.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.