The only good is knowledge and the only evil is 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.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Dare to think for yourself.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Investigate, educate and organize.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
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.