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.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Just when I thought there wasn't room enough for another thought in my head, I had this great idea.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
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.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Investigate, educate and organize.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.