Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Industrialize or perish.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.