The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Industrialize or perish.