No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
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.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
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
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.