The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
A thought is an idea in transit.
I cannot live without books.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
The highest result of education is tolerance.