The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
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.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
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.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.