In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
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.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
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.
Dare to think for yourself.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
When you know better you do better.