All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
When you know better you do better.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.