To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
The knowledge of all things is possible
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
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
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.