He that has a spirit of detail will do better in life than many who figured beyond him in the university.
The well-meaning people who talk of education as if it were a substance distributable by coupon in large or small quantities never exhibit any understanding of the truth that you cannot teach anybody anything that he does not want to learn.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
A well-educated population, trained by mental discipline and culture, and deeply imbued with the religious principle, is the strongest bulwark of a nation.
The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.
Education is a debt due from the present to the future generations.
Being educated means to prefer the best not only to the worst but to the second best.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life.
The noblest exercise of the mind within doors is study.
There is nothing so stupid as an educated man, if you get him off the thing he was educated in.