The knowledge of all things is possible
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
All stable processes we shall predict. All unstable processes we shall control.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
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.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
The real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.