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.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
A thought is an idea in transit.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Know what you are talking about.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Investigate, educate and organize.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Courage, conviction and confidence.