Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.