Imagination is more important than knowledge.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
A witty saying proves nothing.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
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.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.