Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
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.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
My weapon is literature
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
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.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.