The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
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.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Dare to think for yourself.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Industrialize or perish.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.