Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
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.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I cannot live without books.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Dare to think for yourself.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.