Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Industrialize or perish.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
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.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
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.