It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
A witty saying proves nothing.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.