The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Investigate, educate and organize.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
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