You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
My weapon is literature
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
A thought is an idea in transit.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.