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.
Dare to think for yourself.
My weapon is literature
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
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
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
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.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.