If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world
Investigate, educate and organize.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
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 highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.