Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
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.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.