Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
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.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
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.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.