The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
My weapon is literature
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
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.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.