The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
I cannot live without books.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.