Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
My weapon is literature
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Know what you are talking about.
Dare to think for yourself.
The knowledge of all things is possible
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.