If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
When you know better you do better.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.