Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Know what you are talking about.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.