Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
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.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
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.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
My weapon is literature
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.