The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
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.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.