Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
My weapon is literature
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
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.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Industrialize or perish.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
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.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.