Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
My weapon is literature
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
I cannot live without books.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
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.