You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.