Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them.
You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother.
I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is at all comprehensible.
One thing I have learned in a long life: that all our science, measured against reality, is primitive and childlike — and yet it is the most precious thing we have.
It is not that I’m so smart. But I stay with the questions much longer.