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.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
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.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Investigate, educate and organize.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
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.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Know what you are talking about.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.