Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
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.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.