As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
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.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
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.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
When you know better you do better.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
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 real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.