Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.