The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
A witty saying proves nothing.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.