No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
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.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
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.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
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.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.