What is now proved was once only imagined.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
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
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.