They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
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.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
I cannot live without books.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.