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
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
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.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
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.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
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.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
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 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.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.