We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
The knowledge of all things is possible
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
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.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.