My weapon is literature
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
A witty saying proves nothing.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
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.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.