In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Investigate, educate and organize.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Know what you are talking about.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.