The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.