As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
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.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.