A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.