It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
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.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Industrialize or perish.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
My weapon is literature