Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
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.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Industrialize or perish.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.