In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
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.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
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.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.