Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
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.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.