Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
The knowledge of all things is possible
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.