There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Industrialize or perish.