Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
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 learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
A witty saying proves nothing.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.