I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.