Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
Investigate, educate and organize.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.