What is now proved was once only imagined.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
I cannot live without books.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.