I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
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
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.