I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
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.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.