I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.