The only real failure in life is one not learned from.
Anthony J. D’Angelo
An educated people can be easily governed.
Frederick The Great
An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious – just dead wrong.
Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
George Washington Carver
Education is the transmission of civilization.
I’ve always had an inquisitive mind about everything from flowers to television sets to motor cars. Always pulled them apart – couldn’t put ’em back, but always extremely interested in how things work.
No illusion is more crucial than the illusion that great success and huge money buy you immunity from the common ills of mankind, such as cars that won’t start.
When it comes to cars, only two varieties of people are possible – cowards and fools.
When you are fitted in a racing car and you race to win, second or third place is not enough.
You have to wait six months to purchase a fuel efficient automobile made from overseas.
Society has always seemed to demand a little more from human beings than it will get in practice.
You can find your way across this country using burger joints the way a navigator uses stars.
You can't make up anything anymore. The world itself is a satire. All you're doing is recording it.
Today the world changes so quickly that in growing up we take leave not just of youth but of the world we were young in.
Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse that progress requires them are not really progress at all, but just terrible things.
In science, "fact" can only mean "confirmed to such a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent." I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms.
Stephen Jay Gould
Inanimate objects can be classified scientifically into three major categories; those that don't work, those that break down and those that get lost.
It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast. It keeps him young.
It will free man from the remaining chains, the chains of gravity which still tie him to this planet.
Wernher von Braun
Leave the atom alone.
E. Y. Harburg
Radical changes in world politics leave America with a heightened responsibility to be, for the world, an example of a genuinely free, democratic, just and humane society.
Pope John Paul II
Reporters thrive on the world's misfortune. For this reason they often take an indecent pleasure in events that dismay the rest of humanity.
Republicans are men of narrow vision, who are afraid of the future.
Republicans have nothing but bad ideas and Democrats have no ideas.
Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote. The relative positions to be assumed by man and woman in the working out of our civilization were assigned long ago by a higher intelligence than ours.