It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
My weapon is literature
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
I cannot live without books.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
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.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
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.