The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Dare to think for yourself.
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.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.
A thought is an idea in transit.