Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
My weapon is literature
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
I cannot live without books.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.