If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
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.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.