Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
My weapon is literature
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life