There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.