A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Industrialize or perish.
It took us three years to build the NeXT computer. If we'd given customers what they said they wanted, we'd have built a computer they'd have been happy with a year after we spoke to them - not something they'd want now.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
My weapon is literature