Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
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 direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
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.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.