They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
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.
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.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction