Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
A witty saying proves nothing.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.