Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
A witty saying proves nothing.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
The knowledge of all things is possible
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
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.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.