There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
My weapon is literature
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.