A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
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.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
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.
The knowledge of all things is possible
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
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
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.