Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Know what you are talking about.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.