I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
I cannot live without books.
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.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Investigate, educate and organize.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.