They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.