The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Industrialize or perish.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Investigate, educate and organize.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.