I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.