The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.