The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
My weapon is literature
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
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.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.