Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Investigate, educate and organize.
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.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.