The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
A witty saying proves nothing.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Industrialize or perish.
I cannot live without books.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.