Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
My weapon is literature
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.