Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
My weapon is literature
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
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.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
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.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
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.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.