A thought is an idea in transit.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
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.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.