The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Dare to think for yourself.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
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.
The schools ain't what they used to be and never was.
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 only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Education is a system of imposed ignorance.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
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.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
There is no authority who decides what is a good idea.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.