They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
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.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.