Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
My weapon is literature
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
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.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.