Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
A thought is an idea in transit.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Know what you are talking about.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.