Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
A thought is an idea in transit.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
My weapon is literature
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
What is now proved was once only imagined.