A child miseducated is a child lost.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
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 cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
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.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
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.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.