Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
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.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.