Necessity is the mother of invention.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Industrialize or perish.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.