Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
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.
A witty saying proves nothing.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.