A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Industrialize or perish.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
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.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.