Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
When you know better you do better.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
The knowledge of all things is possible
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.