If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
The knowledge of all things is possible
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.