Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Industrialize or perish.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.