If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
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.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think