In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.