There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Industrialize or perish.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
The highest result of education is tolerance.