Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
A witty saying proves nothing.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
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.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
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
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.