A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
The knowledge of all things is possible
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
When you know better you do better.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
Know what you are talking about.