The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
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 prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.