What is now proved was once only imagined.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Industrialize or perish.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.