There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
The knowledge of all things is possible
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.