A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Dare to think for yourself.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.