Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
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.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
A witty saying proves nothing.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.