The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Investigate, educate and organize.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
My weapon is literature
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Dare to think for yourself.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.