Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Dare to think for yourself.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.