That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
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.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
My weapon is literature
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.