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.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
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.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Industrialize or perish.