Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
The knowledge of all things is possible
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
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.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.