To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
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
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
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.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
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.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
The knowledge of all things is possible
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.