Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
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.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Dare to think for yourself.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.