Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
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.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
Dare to think for yourself.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Investigate, educate and organize.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
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.
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.