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.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
My weapon is literature
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
A child miseducated is a child lost.