Necessity is the mother of invention.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
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 nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
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.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
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.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Industrialize or perish.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
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.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.