Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.