If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
When you know better you do better.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.