The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
I cannot live without books.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
The knowledge of all things is possible
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.