It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
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
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
I cannot live without books.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
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.