Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
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.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
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
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.