Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Dare to think for yourself.
A witty saying proves nothing.
I cannot live without books.
The knowledge of all things is possible
Know what you are talking about.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
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.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
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.