I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
The knowledge of all things is possible
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
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.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
My weapon is literature
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.