They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Industrialize or perish.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
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.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.