Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Know what you are talking about.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
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.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
When you know better you do better.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
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.