The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
When you know better you do better.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
A thought is an idea in transit.
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.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.