Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
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.
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.
Investigate, educate and organize.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
When you know better you do better.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
My weapon is literature
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.