The highest result of education is tolerance.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
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.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
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.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Dare to think for yourself.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.