Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.