Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
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.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.