For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Industrialize or perish.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
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.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.