The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
The knowledge of all things is possible
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.