All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.