A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
When you know better you do better.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Industrialize or perish.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
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.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
My weapon is literature