I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
To every action there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction
The highest result of education is tolerance.
When you know better you do better.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
Dare to think for yourself.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
I cannot live without books.
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 fullness of knowledge only comes through the awareness of ignorance.