Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
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.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
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.