If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Dare to think for yourself.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
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.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
My weapon is literature
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
I cannot live without books.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.