For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
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.
I cannot live without books.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
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.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.