Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Dare to think for yourself.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
My weapon is literature
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.