Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
The knowledge of all things is possible
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
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.