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.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Industrialize or perish.
Investigate, educate and organize.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
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.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.