If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
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.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Know what you are talking about.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
A witty saying proves nothing.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Dare to think for yourself.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
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.