Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Industrialize or perish.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
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.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Investigate, educate and organize.
When you know better you do better.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
The knowledge of all things is possible
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.