Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.