God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
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.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
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.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.