If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
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.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
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.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
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