Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Industrialize or perish.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
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
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.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.