What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
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.
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.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.