The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
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
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.