You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
My weapon is literature
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
A thought is an idea in transit.