The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
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.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction