A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.