Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.