Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
A witty saying proves nothing.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.