Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
The knowledge of all things is possible
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.