Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
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.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.