Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.