I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
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.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.