The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
When you know better you do better.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
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.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
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.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
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