They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
My weapon is literature
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Investigate, educate and organize.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.