If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
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.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
A witty saying proves nothing.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
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.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
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.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.