The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
The knowledge of all things is possible
Civilization is a race between disaster and education.
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