For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Dare to think for yourself.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
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.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.