A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
When you know better you do better.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.