Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    



The entire value of the society depends on what opportunities it provides for individual development.
By theme : Society  

While it is true that an inherently free and scrupulous person may be destroyed, such an individual can never be enslaved or used as a blind tool.
By theme : Liberty   Men  

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
By theme : Science   Wit   Love  

We know nothing at all. All our knowledge is but the knowledge of schoolchildren. The real nature of things we shall never know.
By theme : Knowledge   Nature   Science  

Example isn`t another way to teach, it is the only way to teach.
By theme : Education  

Information is not knowledge.
By theme : Knowledge   Science  

Small is the number of people who see with their eyes and think with their minds.
By theme : Science  

Love is a better teacher than duty.
By theme : Love  

Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
By theme : Behavior   Science   Thought  

Politics is more difficult than physics.
By theme : Politics   Science  

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
By theme : Creativity  

All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
By theme : Art   Philosophy   Religion   Science  

I do not believe in the immortality of the individual and I consider ethics to be an exclusively human concern with no superhuman authority.
By theme : Morality   Religion  

If the facts don`t fit the theory, change the facts.
By theme : Science   Wit  

Theory is when we know everything but nothing works. Praxis is when everything works but we do not know why. We always end up by combining theory with praxis: nothing works and we do not know why.
By theme : Humor   Science   Wit  

He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would fully suffice.
By theme : Behavior   Society  

The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
By theme : Humor   Wit  

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
By theme : Reason   Thought  

It is the theory that decides what we can observe.
By theme : Science  

I am neither especially clever nor especially gifted. I am only very, very curious.
By theme : Character   Person  

 
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