The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
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.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
Dare to think for yourself.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
The knowledge of all things is possible
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.