Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
The knowledge of all things is possible
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
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.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
A thought is an idea in transit.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
My weapon is literature
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.