Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
Know what you are talking about.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
I cannot live without books.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
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.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.