You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
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.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
When you know better you do better.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
I cannot live without books.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
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