The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
I cannot live without books.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
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.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
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 I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.