Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.