I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.