The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Knowledge, Action, Devotion are complementary to each other.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
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.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
The fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
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.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.