Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Industrialize or perish.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.