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.
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.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
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.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
A thought is an idea in transit.