They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
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.
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.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
I cannot live without books.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.