The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
A witty saying proves nothing.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
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
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Know what you are talking about.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
A thought is an idea in transit.