I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
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.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Learning never exhausts the mind.