The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Investigate, educate and organize.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.