Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Industrialize or perish.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.