The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Investigate, educate and organize.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.