All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Industrialize or perish.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.