With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Investigate, educate and organize.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
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
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.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.