If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
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.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
When you know better you do better.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
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.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.