All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
Industrialize or perish.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
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.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
The knowledge of all things is possible
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.