Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
When you know better you do better.
Dare to think for yourself.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
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.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.