Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
Industrialize or perish.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
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.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.