No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
My weapon is literature