Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
If the facts don't fit the theory change the facts.
The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax.
I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone best both for the body and the mind.
Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.
The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.
True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.
Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.
It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely.
Perfection of means and confusion of ends seem to characterize our age.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems in my opinion to characterize our age.
Reading after a certain age diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.