No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
A thought is an idea in transit.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
When you know better you do better.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I am a part of everything that I have read.