Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.