If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
When you know better you do better.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
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.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
The knowledge of all things is possible
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
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.