If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Investigate, educate and organize.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
I cannot live without books.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.