A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
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.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
The knowledge of all things is possible