Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
It took us three years to build the NeXT computer. If we'd given customers what they said they wanted, we'd have built a computer they'd have been happy with a year after we spoke to them - not something they'd want now.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
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 does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.