Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
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
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Industrialize or perish.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.