If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
A witty saying proves nothing.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.