Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
My weapon is literature
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
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.
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.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.