I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Industrialize or perish.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.