If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Know what you are talking about.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Dare to think for yourself.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.