For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Suddenly degrees aren't worth anything. Isn't that true? When I was a student, if you had a degree, you had a job. If you didn't have a job it's because you didn't want one. And I didn't want one, frankly.
I cannot live without books.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
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
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.