The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
A witty saying proves nothing.
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.
I cannot live without books.
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.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.