Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
My weapon is literature
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
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.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
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.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
You can never be overdressed or overeducated.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.